Donate

By supporting the Virginia Festival of the Book, with most programs free and open to the public, you help us foster statewide dialogue and sustain quality of life in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. All donors are listed on the Festival’s contributors page shortly before the Festival and are published in the Festival’s printed schedule.

    • Friend—up to $99 receives our gratitude
    • Reader—$100-$249 receives a limited edition Festival enamel lapel pin
    • Freelancer—$250-$499 receives a limited edition Festival tote bag
    • Poet—$500-$999 receives a set of limited edition notecards printed at the Virginia Arts of the Book Center
    • Bard—$1,000 and up receives an invitation to our annual private authors’ reception
    • Bestseller—$2,500 and up receives all benefits listed above
    Give Now

    Or with a check made payable to VFH and send it to:

    Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
    Attn: Virginia Festival of the Book
    145 Ednam Drive
    Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629

Festival enamel lapel pin
Festival tote bag design

Sponsorships

The Virginia Festival of the Book, produced by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, will host its 23rd annual event on March 22-26, 2017. This five- day celebration of books, authors, and literacy attracts readers of all ages and writers in all genres to hundreds of events in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. In 2017, we invite you to invest in your community by sponsoring Virginia Festival of the Book programming.

As a sponsor of the 23rd annual Virginia Festival of the Book you are investing in reading, books, and literacy, while also demonstrating your support of the premier spring festival in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Designated a “signature community event” by the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Festival welcomes more than 20,000 attendees over five days each March.

The Festival offers a variety of opportunities for sponsors to reach a broad audience through Festival programming and marketing to both local attendees and those from across the Commonwealth and the country. By sponsoring this community-wide Festival, with most of its events free for all to attend, you help sustain the quality of life many residents and visitors seek in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Please contact Jane Kulow for details, including sponsorship benefits.